The Pentagon is reminding an estimated 100,000 retired military men and women that they are owed back pay and should claim it.Congress last year approved a $500 retroactive bonus t..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - An internal investigation by the Cape Coral Police Department found that Officer Albert Arroyo had accepted almost $4,000 in academic incentive pay to which he w..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A 22-year-old woman who police say accompanied the man charged in the fatal shootings of two Tampa police officers has pleaded not guilty to a federal charge of ..
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado State University forecasters say a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico could affect the direction of the oil spill, but they say little is known abo..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The wife of a central Florida radio host is divorcing her husband a year after he was accused of shooting her while aiming at her dog. Catherine Burke filed fo..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A pharmacy theft in Pensacola fell apart when the suspect reportedly set his gun on the counter, giving the pharmacist a chance to grab it. Police say 19-yea..
BARNESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities have charged a Miami man who Georgia police say they captured carrying some 40,000 Ecstasy pills in his vehicle during a traffic stop. Authoriti..
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - A young girl was attacked by a barracuda during a family snorkeling trip in Key West. A Miami Children's Hospital spokeswoman says 9-year-old Michelle Casasol..
LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A plane ready to take off from the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport had to return to the gate because of a drunk passenger. The Pinellas County Sh..
MIAMI (AP) - South Florida is seeing a surge in home sales. Realtors reported a 40.5 percent increase in pending home sales in Miami-Dade County last month over the same time last ..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A multimillion dollar musical created in Tampa last year is headed to Broadway. Officials at Tampa's Straz Center for the Performing Arts said Tuesday that "Wond..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Incoming Florida Senate President Mike Haridolopos is leading a three-day bus tour in search of ideas for cutting soaring Medicaid costs. Rep. Dean Cannon,..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is heading to the Kennedy Space Center to meet with workers who are losing their jobs because the space shuttle progr..
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida toddler is brain dead and his father charged with aggravated child abuse and neglect after allegedly punching the child in a "boxing" lesson...
IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a female panther hit by a car in southwest Florida is expected to survive, but three midterm kittens she carried have died. A motorist spotte..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The St. Petersburg man accused of driving while intoxicated and killing a father and his three sons has been taken to jail after his release from the ho..
HUDSON, Fla. (AP) - A Florida church dedicated to feeding the homeless has been destroyed in a fire. Fire rescue crews were called to the Lakeview Baptist Church in Hudson, about 4..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A deputy is under investigation by his own agency. This comes just days after his wife was put behind bars for embezzling. 50-year-old Carol Peabody allegedl..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A new high school in Lee County is going to give students a head start on their college career. Edison Collegiate High School offers the chance for students to..
NEW YORK (AP) - Worried about the stalling economic recovery, Americans remained reluctant to spend at stores in July, especiallyon pricier items like jewelry, though they let go o..